Lionsgate has signed John Goldwyn to a first-look deal to develop and produce original television and streaming series for the studio.
Goldwyn is executive producer of the upcoming Discovery miniseries “Manhunt: Unabomber,” produced by Lionsgate. He also executive produced “Dexter” for Showtime and “Harley & The Davidsons” for Discovery. His films include “Baby Mama,” “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and the Bob Dylan biopic “I’m Not There.” He will also exec produce future installments of the “Manhunt” anthology series.
“John Goldwyn is a singular creative force in both television and film, and he is doing an incredible job leading the creative team on the ‘Manhunt: Unabomber’ series for Discovery,” said Lionsgate Executive Vice President and Head of Worldwide Scripted Television Chris Selak. “From Dexter to Manhunt, John has proven himself adept at creating the kind of platform-defining content on which we’re focused, and we’re thrilled to continue expanding our relationship with him. He’s a tremendous addition to our growing creative family.”
Goldwyn is represented by Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller & Gellman LLP.
“Lionsgate is one of the most exciting and dynamic creative forces in the television world today,” said Goldwyn. “Working with Kevin, Sandra, Chris and the rest of the Lionsgate team on ‘Manhunt’ is an incredibly rewarding experience, and I look forward to extending this collaboration to exciting new projects in the future.”